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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPACPAC /ˌpiː eɪ ˈsiː, pæk/ noun [countable] American English  the abbreviation of political action committee
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PACThe McHugh and Conable bill left PAC and candidate spending untouched.Under federal law, most PACs may give a candidate as much as $ 5,000 an election.The Frenzel and Laxolt bill proposed to reduce the power of PACs by increasing the role of political parties.Indeed, none of the small-business groups comes close to perennial PAC powerhouses such as the National Association of Realtors.A Senate candidate can accept up to $ 10,000 from a single PAC during a six-year election cycle.The specific proposals of the PAC were set out in paragraph 8.10 to 8.16.The PAC said that de Klerk had not conceded enough to persuade the movement to bring its exiled cadres home.
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